STRESS

LEARN ABOUT THE EFFECTS AND HOW TO PREVENT STRESS

THIS IS WHAT CAUSES STRESS AND HOW YOUR BODY REACTS!

Causes:
  • Having a heavy workload or too much responsibility
  • Working long hours
  • Having poor management, unclear expectations of your work, or no say in the decision-making process
  • Working under dangerous conditions

Reactions:

  1. Headache
  2. Muscle tension/pain
  3. Fatigue
  4. Change in daily activities
  5. Upset stomach
  6. Sleep disturbance/problems

CONSEQUENCES OF BEING STRESSED AND HOW TO PREVENT IT!

Consequences:
  • Mood disorders
  • Unipolar disorders
  • Bipolar disorders

Prevention:

  1. Avoid the stressor
  2. Alter the stressor
  3. Adapt the stressor
  4. Accept the stressor

(the four A's)